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2018 President's Conference Keynotes Announced

November 21, 2017

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--Printing Industries of America announced today the exciting lineup of keynote speakers for the 2018 President's Conference to be held March 4-6, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The 2018 President's Conference is co-hosted along with the Specialty Graphics Imaging Association. Attendees will here from Futurist Ken Rutkowsk, Strategic Growth Implementation Specialist and Author Pete Hayes and the dynamic duo of David Fenske... Read More

PIA Applauds House Passing of HR 1

November 17, 2017

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania--Printing Industries of America applauds the United States House of Representatives on its passage of HR 1 "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" yesterday November 16, 2017. The bill, which passed 227-205, is a comprehensive tax reform set to benefit the nation's economy. "Printing Industries of America was pleased that lawmakers recognized the importance of advertising by preserving the more than 100-year-old deduction for companies... Read More

Benjamin Franklin Honors Society Inducts Seven New Members

November 14, 2017

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - The Ben Franklin Honor Society of Printing Industries of America (PIA) formally inducted seven industry leaders at its reception and awards ceremony on Friday, November 10 at the Embassy Golf Resort & Spa Hotel in Concord, NC: Daniel Adkison; Marina Poropat Joyce, David Olberding, Dennis Pottebaum, Jacob Shaffer, Regina Testa, and Bradley Thompson.   Daniel C. Adkison--Dan is a seasoned veteran of the printing... Read More

Bryan Hall Elected as Chairman of the Board of Printing Industries of America

November 14, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Bryan T. Hall, President and CEO of Graphic Visual Solutions, Inc. of Greensboro, North Carolina, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Printing Industries of America (PIA) and its Foundation. The installation ceremony took place on November 12, 2017 at PIA's Fall Administrative meetings held in Charlotte, North Carolina. "Bryan is an exceptional volunteer leader who brings passion and experience to the position. He will do a... Read More

PIA Unveils New Print Management Alert Series

October 10, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America's Center for Print Economics and Management has initiated a new publication series: the Print Management Alert. It will provide PIA members with information on key management strategies, issues, and practices. Dr. Ron Davis, PIA's Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, stated that "the new report will provide PIA members with a distinct competitive advantage over non-members. The information and... Read More

PIA Launches Spoilage Survey

October 5, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) announced today that the organization will be investigating spoilage within the printing industry. Data will be collected by means of a survey distributed to printing companies. The aim of the examination is to better understand the extent that spoilage is tracked, how statistics are calculated, and more importantly, the range and average of spoilage levels by size and type of company. In... Read More

PIA Releases Special Message on Tax Reform Plan

September 28, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America is hailing the tax reform plan outlined by President Trump today as a pro-growth game changer for its member companies and the printing and packaging industry at large. President & CEO Michael Makin today released the following statement: "For years, PIA has called upon Congress to enact tax reform that will boost domestic manufacturing industries, including printing, by addressing tax burdens... Read More

PIA Now Accepting Submissions to the Best Workplace in the Americas Recognition Program

PIA Now Accepting Submissions to the Best Workplace in the Americas Recognition Program

September 6, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) opened its redeveloped Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) program for submissions today with the entry deadline set for November 17, 2017. PIA redeveloped the awards program to streamline the application process and focused our Human Relations benchmarking categories to promote companies embracing the most sought-after qualities for today's workforce: Communication & Culture, Employee... Read More

Color 2018 Keynotes Speakers Announced

August 17, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce an exciting line-up of keynote speakers for its Color 2018 conference. Some of the world's leading brands will be represented on the conference's mainstage January 13-16, 2018 in San Diego, CA.   Psychology Behind Color, Design, and Interaction Dr. David Hogue, UX Design Lead, Google Explore cognition, motivation, emotion, and more to help understand the wide range... Read More

2017 Naomi Berber Memorial Award Honors Janet Green

August 15, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce that Janet Green, President of Greens Printing, Inc., has been named the 2017 Naomi Berber Memorial Award honoree. Green's award will be presented at the 2017 PIA Fall Administrative Meeting on November 10, 2017 in Concord, North Carolina. This award honors outstanding women in the graphic communications industry for their exceptional record of accomplishments,... Read More

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